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Arrrggghhhh! i have a problem with the lens of my digital camera (HP R507). When I click the 'on' swith the camera makes a whiring sound and the light comes on as normal but then the camera will automatically switch itself off - presumably because the lens is not opening at all. The cap will not open fully and then it closes again very slowly. Please can anyone help?!!?? I have tried to clean round the edges of the lens cap with a cotton bud which did not make any difference at all.

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Re: Arrrggghhhh!

The lens mechanism is shot. This will usually mean a replacement camera Check out the customer support -but I reckon new camera is going to happen any time soon

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